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Shortest Trip to Earth

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Game Information

Available on:PCAug 15, 2019

Developer: Faber Interactive

Publisher: Iceberg Interactive

From the writer of “Teleglitch: Die More Edition” comes Shortest Trip to Earth, a roguelike spaceship simulator featuring exploration, ship management, game-influencing decision-making and real-time tactical battles. Onboard combat against hostile intruders is a messy business EXPLORE A DETAILED AND DEADLY UNIVERSE Embark on a perilous journey through a procedurally generated universe and explore massive space sectors crawling with exotic lifeforms. Engage in action-packed tactical combat against hostile ships, boarding parties and inter-dimensional space monsters. Each ship comes with its own strengths and weaknesses Master the art of survival by customising your ship with modular components and perks. Choose from a range of spaceships and manage life within your vessel - from crew, pets and drones to ship modules and weapons. Shape your journey through hundreds of multiple-choice events, featuring unique hand-drawn illustrations. A selection of crew types Shortest Trip to Earth features unforgiving permadeath, but you can unlock perks to increase the odds of survival on your next run. KEY FEATURES Master the art of survival in unexplored space! Traverse a procedurally generated universe full of intrigue Ship customisation & crew management Epic real-time tactical space battles Onboard combat, featuring hostile intruders, drones and battle-hardened pets Hundreds of random events with unique outcomes Uncover fascinating and exotic stories from across the universe

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Shortest Trip to Earth - Launch Trailer

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Shortest Trip to Earth - Enter the Spideraa: Update Trailer

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Shortest Trip to Earth - Early Access Trailer

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Reviews

A difficult, interesting journey through deep space that constantly has you making interesting decisions. The complexity isn't always a good thing but there is a ton of replay value here.

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It is a much bigger game than FTL and because of that, its flaws are much more pronounced. Yet it remains fun and I can’t see any reason why you wouldn’t enjoy it if you liked FTL. It has a ton of variation to play with and a lot to manage. Just keep in mind that the randomness is all part of the fun and sometimes you can do everything right and still lose.

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Shortest Trip to Earth is a brutal spacefaring roguelike, whose challenge occasionally undermines the depth and quality of the overall experience.

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This game is not going to be something to appeals to everyone, or even to a large audience of gamers. But there is a dedicated group out there that will appreciate what there is to offer here.

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